Programs & Events

Junior Storytime

July 23rd,
10:30am to 11:15am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Teen Music Club

July 23rd,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

Modern Times Film Series: BlacKkKlansman

July 23rd,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be BlacKkKlansman.

In the early 1970s, an African American police officer is assigned to infiltrate the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan with the help of a Jewish detective. 2018. 2h 15m. Rated R.

Teen Art Camp

July 24th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Where will your artistic skills take you? We'll make some short films and write and produce a podcast. Throw in some sidewalk chalk drawing, poetry, and photography and you'll have a full week of creativity. For teens aged 13-18.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Toddler Storytime

July 24th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Family Storytime

July 24th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Basic Computer Literacy Series

July 24th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this two-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Teen Art Camp

July 25th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Where will your artistic skills take you? We'll make some short films and write and produce a podcast. Throw in some sidewalk chalk drawing, poetry, and photography and you'll have a full week of creativity. For teens aged 13-18.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Classic Film Series: Pal Joey

July 25th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Pal Joey.

A charming singer woos a rich widow until an innocent chorus girl comes along. Starring Rita Hayworth and Frank Sinatra. 1957. Not Rated. 1h 51m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Learn to Paint

July 25th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 1-3. Registration Required. Kids under 7 must bring an adult.

Everyone can be an artist! Learn to paint in Piet Mondrian style with lines and squares.

Registration starts May 27th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

July 25th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Big Kids Storytime

July 25th,
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Junior Storytime

July 26th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Teen Art Camp

July 26th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Where will your artistic skills take you? We'll make some short films and write and produce a podcast. Throw in some sidewalk chalk drawing, poetry, and photography and you'll have a full week of creativity. For teens aged 13-18.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Kids World Talent Show Rehearsal

July 26th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
It's rehearsal time for the Kids Talent Show. Those that signed up to perform should plan on attending this day, too. Performers only the the exception that performers under 7 should bring an adult.

How to be an Adult: Groceries

July 27th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for a summer long series on navigating adulthood for people ages 18-29.

This week learn all about shopping for groceries and storing your food properly.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Kids World Talent Show

July 27th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ages 3-12 (Families welcome to perform). Registration Required at Kids World. Kids under 7 must bring an adult.

Are you ready to shine? Let's put on a show! Groups, families or individuals are welcome to wow with their talents.


Registration starts May 27th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

July 27th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

Watercolor Painting

July 28th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
$5.00 - Learn watercolor painting with step by step instruction. Paint along with Victoria Pelarenos as you learn techniques and complete a painting by the end of the class. Supplies will be provided.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Adult Craft Day

July 30th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an adults-only crafting session. Supplies will be provided.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

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